Anzalduas International Bridge

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Anzalduas International Bridge
Coordinates 26°06′59″N 98°19′06″W / 26.1165°N 98.3183°W / 26.1165; -98.3183Coordinates: 26°06′59″N 98°19′06″W / 26.1165°N 98.3183°W / 26.1165; -98.3183
Crosses Rio Grande,
Mexico—U.S. border
Locale McAllen, Texas,
United States;
Reynosa, Tamaulipas state,
Mexico
History
Opened December 15, 2009

Anzalduas International Bridge is an international bridge over the Rio Grande, which connects the western outskirts of both the city of McAllen, Texas in the United States and the city of Reynosa, Tamaulipas state, in Mexico.

It provides cross-border commuters with two southbound and northbound lanes, as well as a pedestrian crossing.[1]

The bridge opened on December 15, 2009.[2]

Bridge data[edit]

  • Constructed by: Williams Brothers Construction
  • Ground broke June 12, 2007
  • Opened for business on December 15, 2009
  • Construction cost: $28,493,593.70
  • Four entrance lanes, including a SENTRI Lane in the United States.
  • Bridge spans 3.2 miles (5.1 km)
  • Has two safety bump-out spaces, and a pedestrian walkway, with lanes elevated to preserve nearby U.S. Fish and Wildlife Refuge
  • Hours of operation: 6 am to 10 pm, daily

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